Introspection · Weirdness

deeper introspection.


Losing myself in the quiet silence of my loneliness.  I love this quiet – I am comfortable with this silence, with this quiet awareness of myself.  And the time is invaluable for self-recovery.  An upheaval is taking place in my mindset, but it is moving slowly – each object lifted and moved with quiet precision and delicacy – with thought and understanding – to its new place.  A rearrangement to a long-familiar arrangement.

I don’t want to write much about what I’ve seen and noted.  For the most part I am absorbing – rediscovering myself in a way that needed doing for the past two years maybe.  My writings have been invaluable in this regard – there is nothing like a good snapshot when you’re trying to recover a room’s setting.  My mind’s moulds were preserved in the snapshots my writing took – and I wander among these, seeking threads and recurring elements – seeking golden lines that I need to pick out, clear of the others, retrace and braid together for the future. The cleaner golden braid.

That task is not for the moment though.  As of now I am content merely to sip of the various portents I have missed over the years – meet the older versions of me and know and understand myself.  All the while enjoying the limitless silence; the quiet born of inner peace, I find that it is. The haywire shrieking that has plagued me for so long, that drove me to distraction by June and that still threatens to overtake me when I enter those imposing red buildings – that is mostly gone.  I am serene at last – alone or in a crowd.  My silence – the silence of the night – it is back.  Oh, how I savour it – how I’ve missed it.

Talk to you soon. For now I walk about in joy 🙂

(blue one – 31-10-2010)

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